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Correct historical, generational wrongs. Prez Sirleaf

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President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

( 10, 2015)-President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has challenged Liberians to correct the historical and generational wrongs as the country observes National Fast and Prayer Day.

"Today is a challenge to all of us to do what we can to right the historical and generational wrongs and bring the people of the nation together," President Sirleaf said.

She said: "To praise God is not only for what he did for us during the Ebola pandemic but to also praise him for the twelve years of peace."

The Liberian Leader urged Liberians to also praise the Almighty God to enable them stand up as one people and one nation under Him.

President Sirleaf made the remarks Friday, April 10, 2015 during a National Fast and Prayer Service at the Providence Baptist Church in Monrovia.

The Service was organized by the Liberia Council of Churches in observance of the day.  At the same time, the Head of the Council, Bishop Jonathan B. Hart, recounted Liberia's difficult historical past entrenched by various forms of crisis.

Bishop Hart noted:” While others felt many more would have died, God saved our nation, our people; thank God you and I are here.”

The Service was held under the theme:” To God Be the Glory.”

In a Presidential Proclamation, been declared the second Friday, of April each year is declared as a National Holiday in consonance with the 1883 Act of the National Legislature.

Consistent with religious practices, Liberians gathered yearly inobservance of the day at their places of worship to give thanks and praises to the Almighty God for His bountiful blessings upon the nation and its people.


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